Ein junges paar, Jakob P. Pauls und Lena (geb. Warkentin). Frau Pauls ist die Schwester an die Mutter zu Katharina Willer aus Kalona, Iowa. Ihre Mutter hiess Anna Rempel geb. Warkentin, gest. 1 Jan. 1901 in Russland.
Jakob W Toews (1847-1933) family correspondence. Jakob W Toews corresponded extensively with his son Gerhard Jakob Toews (1903-1984) who emigrated to Canada in 1926. Some of Gerhard's siblings remained in Ukraine and perished there. Letters from Susan, Agnes, Lena and Elizabeth are included in this file. The original letters were transcribed by Katharine Hooge. They are grouped by date beginning in 1927 and ending in 1943 when the three sisters died. - (10 files) Box 262 1.1) 1927 1.2) 1928 1.3) 1920 1.4) 1930 1.5) 1931 1.6) 1932 1.7) 1934 1.8) 1935 1.9) 1936-1937 1.10) 1939-1940 Box 262
This file consists of the following item: A "Mama" Dueckman letter to "All dearly beloved children" describing the Zagradovka massacre of 1919. John B. Toews made a transcription of the letter which was in the Gothic script and translated it into English, leaving some sections out. Box 262
This file contains the following items: 1) The original letters are housed in the Mennonite Library and Archives in North Newton Kansas. Copies are included in this file. 2) Letters from David, a teacher, to his parents in Tashkent from 1863 to 1868. They were transcribed and typed by Kathe Hooge.Handwritten notes by John B. Toews about the content of the letters are included. Box 262
This file consists of the following item: 1) A personal letter from Grete and F. Thiessen to F.F. Isaac welcoming the family to their new home in Rosthern Saskatchewan in 1926. 1 page. 2) F.F. Isaak, "Denkschrift zum Wiederaufbau der Mennonitischen Kolonien in Russland, Jan.1, 1922. 4 pages. Box 262
This file consists of the following items: 1) David Wiebe, "Forsteidienst 1920-1922, bei den Soviets", document 12 pages, translated and transcribed document by David Wiebe, "Forestry Service under the Soviets, 1920-1922" 13 pages. Box 261
This file consists of the following items: 1) Correspondence regarding the emigration from Russia in the 1920's 2) Correspondence regarding the emigration in the 1940's 3) Canadian Board of Colonization minutes 4) Copies of A.A. Friesen Collection held in Newton Kansas. Box 260 5) " A note on A..A. Friesen", Chairperson of the Russian Mennonite Study Commission regarding his work with relief organizations and the settlement of Mennonites fleeing from Russia. Anonymous. 1 page
This file contains the following correspondence: Eight letters from Consul General de Trefurt to His excellency the Chancellor of the Empire of Prussia requesting permission of Mennonites of Danzig to emigrate to Russia in 1802-1893.. See notes.
This file contains the following: 1) Letters and documents, February 1921-December 1921. Correspondence to and from B.B. Janz with the following: Wilhelm Dyck, David Janz, Johannes Merk, B. Franz , H.H. Schroeder, Alvin Miller, Benjamin Unruh regarding the famine in Ukraine and assistance from America to the Mennonites (and others) to emigrate to the West.